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Celebrating Books & More: Currently on Display

Find out more information about current book displays and find bibliographies of past book displays here!


Many of the resources in the book displays are available electronically!  Check out the bibliographies for more information.



August 2017 Displays

Happy Summer!

Summer is wrapping up, so it is time to take a book outside, sit back, and relax before you head back to school. Whether you're already missing summer or you're looking for some ways to get creative in the kitchen, we've got a great selection of books for you. Stop by our book displays on the main floor of Anderson Academic Commons and have a look for yourself or explore the online books and films you can access from home!

Click on a PDF links below for the entire list of resources featured in this month's displays! 

We also have great new DVD displays out on the third floor. Have a look!


Book Displays

   - Baking in this heat -

It might feel like it’s hot enough to bake cookies on the hood of your car, but you’ll probably do better following the recipes in these awesome cookbooks! Whether you’re trying to recreate your grandmother’s favorite recipe, attempting to cut down on sugar, or just wanting to try something new, there’s definitely a recipe for you! Bake an amazing birthday cake, some delicious bread, or a batch of delightful cookies for your pool party or picnic! Flip through some of these wonderful cookbooks and find an exciting baking project for that next afternoon you just can’t brave the heat outside! 


- Nostalgia and longing - 

Got that summertime, summertime sadness – Nostalgia is a weird feeling. Isn’t it strange how a song, a smell, a taste or a photo can trigger a sense of longing? You may find yourself longing for a place, a person, a time, a sport or a combination of a few. Explore this book display for stories and themes of nostalgia and longing. 

DVD Displays

- Meryl Streep - 

Meryl Streep isn’t just an amazing actress, she is also an activist and philanthropist. We love Meryl, and so should you! This DVD display varies from some of her earlier works to some of her most famous works. Some films include The Iron Lady (2011), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), and Sophie’s Choice (1982). 

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- Australia -

Head down under to Australia. This DVD display explores the vast landscape, people, and history of Australia. You’ll find dramas, documentaries, comedies and more. Crikey!

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Opera -

Trying to get some cultural education in this summer? How about some opera? We've got a great DVD selection of some the most well-known operas. You'll be enchanted by the singing, costumes, and performances. 

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